Local & Short Distance New York Movers

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Your Local NYC Mover

Are you looking for a reliable, affordable, local moving company in New York City to handle your next short-distance move? Samba Moving is an NYC-based, fully licensed, and insured moving company with more than ten years of experience relocating people throughout the five boroughs and Tri-State area. Our knowledgeable team understands the unique challenges presented by the city’s crowded streets, heavy traffic, and unpredictable weather and has the tools to navigate any situation. You’ll feel safe leaving all the details of your relocation to us. We are thoroughly familiar with the rules and regulations of every neighborhood, ensuring your move goes quickly and efficiently.

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Local Moving Services with Heart

Samba Moving knows how nerve-wracking a move can be. Our #1 goal is to relieve the stress while exceeding your expectations. You, the customer, are the heart of our company, and we strive to make you happy with every move.

Residential Moves

Even if you’re only moving a couple of blocks away, packing up your home and beginning anew in a metropolis like New York City can be overwhelming. We specialize in making local residential moves effortless and anxiety-free.

Commercial Moves

Relocating offices can be sensitive work, requiring movers who can handle delicate computer equipment and classified information. You can trust Samba Moving to manage your commercial move quickly and efficiently, whether you’re a small business or a large corporation.


Pianos are large, finely-tuned instruments that require finesse to move, even if it’s only a short distance. Our experienced piano movers understand all that’s required to safely disassemble, transport, and reassemble pianos with care.

White-Glove Services

Valuable items, such as art and antiques, are easily damaged in transit. Our White Glove Services ensure that items of value, regardless of size or dimension, will be properly wrapped and transported so that they arrive in perfect condition.

Small Moves

If you only need a few items moved locally, even if it’s just a few boxes or pieces of furniture, we’re here to help. No need to call in favors from friends and relatives, we’ve got you covered.

Full-Service Moves

If packing isn’t your thing, or you’re lacking the time to DIY, we can handle everything on your behalf. Our friendly crews will arrive with supplies and get you boxed up and ready to go in no time flat.

Last-Minute Moves

Certain circumstances require you to make quick decisions and last-minute moves. Whatever the reason for your short notice relocation, you can count on us to be there for you, taking the pressure off your shoulders and helping you to make the move successfully.


Whether you’re downsizing, clearing a home to sell, or storing belongings while you travel, you may find yourself needing storage at some point in your life. Samba Moving can pack your items for you and store them locally in New York City until you need them again.

Packing Supplies

Why bother running all over town to buy packing supplies when we’ve got everything you could possibly need? Let us bring the supplies to you, so you can cross one more thing off your to-do list.

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Reasons to Trust Your NYC Move to Samba Moving

1. We’re From Here

When you live in a particular area, you know its idiosyncrasies better than anyone. The entire Samba Moving team is local to NYC and understands its streets and rules/regulations inside and out. Our local knowledge translates to a smoother moving experience for you!

2. Customer Focused

At Samba Moving, our entire focus is on you, the customer. We’ve spent the last ten years actively listening to people’s complaints about the moving industry and taking steps to address each and every concern. Customers return time and again because we have a great model that works!

3. Competitive & Transparent Pricing

Unlike fly-by-night moving companies that change rates on you mid-move, we quote a competitive flat rate upfront that contains no hidden fees. Our rates are completely transparent, giving you the peace of mind of knowing exactly what the cost of your move will be before you begin.

4. Licensed, Insured & Bonded

Samba Moving is a fully licensed, insured, and bonded NYC moving company that is trained and equipped to handle any move.

5. Fleet to Accommodate Any Size Move

Samba Moving boasts a full fleet of trailers, box trucks, and vans to accommodate all kinds of demands from our valued clients. No matter the size of your move, we have the equipment to handle the job.

6. Experienced & Trained

The Samba Moving team is highly experienced and trained to handle residential, commercial, long-distance, and international moves. We especially excel at local relocation jobs of all sizes that bring our years of regional experience to bear.

7. Friendly & Professional

Samba Moving brings a level of care and professionalism to every job that is unmatched in the moving industry. We pride ourselves on our friendly staff that makes each moving experience easy and enjoyable.

8. No Minimums

Nothing is too small or big for us to move. One couch? Not a problem. A few boxes? Sure. Samba Moving has no minimums and is here to help when you need us.

9. Background Checked

Our movers are all full-time employees who are background-checked and carefully trained to do the best job possible. They are also fully vaccinated to ensure your comfort and safety.

10. On-Time

Nothing is more annoying than waiting around for your moving company to show up when they said they would. Samba Moving values your time and makes sure to show up on time, ready to hit the ground running.

11. Handled with Care

Your possessions mean the world to you, so we handle them with the greatest of care. Heart isn’t just the name of our company—it’s our core value. We promise to put our heart and soul into your move, ensuring everything arrives safely.

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